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Pacquiao ‘50-50’ but vows to retire

by Rob Woollard Las Vegas, United States | AFP |   – Manny Pacquiao admitted he was “50-50” about retirement after bidding farewell to boxing Saturday with a vintage performance to defeat long-time rival Tim Bradley. The 37-year-old had promised to deliver an explosive display...
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AARP seeks nomination for Asian American & Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C – AARP is pleased to announce its new Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards to acknowledge hard-working staff and volunteers of non-profit organizations. The call for nominations is open now until March 31, 2016 at AARP’s AAPI Community...
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Historic MCO Tax vote keeps health care promise to California

(SACRAMENTO, CA)- Today, Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland), Chair of the Assembly Public Health and Developmental Services Committee and Co-Chair of the Conference Committee in the Second Extraordinary Session, spoke in support of ABX2 1 and SBX2 2, which both passed the...
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AARP unmasks ‘Fearless at 50’ Filipina Roxanne Cai

WASHINGTON, D.C – Recognizing the milestone 50 represents, AARP recently launched “Fearless at 50,” a campaign to celebrate real people who are challenging outdated perceptions of what it means to be 50 and over. The campaign features real people boldly trying new things or just...
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A major stress event helps us cope with everyday worries

(Relaxnews) –  Bereavement, moving house, divorce and retirement are all major stress events which make those who have lived through them more resilient in the face of adversity and less affected by the stress of daily life, reports an American study. While several scientific...
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Lani Misalucha planning to retire soon?

Acclaimed singer Lani Misalucha insists that she is ready to retire anytime and that, if it were all up to her, she would rather just cross-stitch. But veteran concert performer was quick to add that if there are people who still want to listen to her music, she will continue to...
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Transfast’s ‘Working Hard in America’ survey finds Fil-Amas ‘overqualified for jobs, more stressed at work’

Transfast salutes and supports Filipinos working in U.S. NEW YORK  – According to a recent survey of Filipinos who live in the U.S. and send money home, the majority of respondents say they are overqualified for their jobs and find their U.S. workplace to be more stressful than...
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Bonta Bill to modernize the state victim compensation program ok’d

AB 1140 protects victims of domestic violence, children, rehabilitated individuals, and victims of online crime (SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) announced today that his bill to modernize the California Victim Compensation Program passed the Assembly...
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Pacquiao hints at retirement after Mayweather bout

Manila, Philippines | AFP |  – Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao hinted Monday his long-awaited fight against American Floyd Mayweather could be his last, saying he would head into the May bout with retirement on his mind. “It is coming close. We will announce it,” the...
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Solon wants to extend the services of scientists due for retirement

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A lawmaker has filed a bill extending the services of scientists in government who are due for retirement for another five years. Rep. Fernando V. Gonzalez (3rd District, Albay), author of House Bill 5155, said compulsorily retiring government scientists at the...